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The more I look into the LINQ features of the Framework, the more excited I get. In particular, LINQ to XML has an incredible amount of productivity when working with XML documents.
"But Eric, " I hear you say, "we can work with XML with existing framework items."
Yes and No.
The problem myself and others are faced with when working with XML is the sheer amount of choices. You have to learn when to use the XML DOM, XPATH, XSLT, and the various other means of manipulating XML. They all have their tradeoffs and benefits but they are all very different...
So I sat through the session moderated by sahil, and I must say it was pretty interesting with a decent dialogue going on. I had downloaded the beta bits and toyed around with them a bit previously, but not in any thorough detail.
There was a nice Q&A session at the end, but I didn't get to ask all the questions I wanted to ask, so I'm going to post them here, and hopefully someone in the community will pick them up and run with them.
DLINQ seems to generate some kind of mapping file to the database. This brought up a...